My two-minute, KQED Radio segment that aired on Monday is still available as a podcast on KQED’s website. They’ve also included a transcript. Do take a look, I’d love to know what you think. What a week!
On September 11 2001, I had just left Sun Microsystems. The plan was to spend a few weeks recovering from the extreme burnout I was feeling, then get another job.
Somehow, my plan changed after planes were crashed into New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania. I felt compelled, by a force that would not be denied, to follow a path closer to my heart. That turned out to be starting my Evangelist Marketing business. Continue reading
How will I know when I have recovered? This question is not as easy as it may first appear.
My original plan for recovery was to go back to what I was doing. This was Evangelist Marketing, a business I’d just started and, a social life! I assumed getting better would be a small detour. There were some concerns in my mind about whether I would be able to handle running a solo business but I’m a responsible person and the backup plan of getting another job was acceptable to me.
That was five years and seven months ago. Continue reading